Maitland highway overpass open | PHOTOS, VIDEO

New England Highway motorists received a surprise on their morning commute on Thursday.

Without any fanfare, Roads and Maritime Services opened the $45 million Maitland eastbound highway overpass, three years after work on the project began.

Fairfax Media reported earlier this week that work on the overpass was nearing completion and was expected to be finished by the end of September.

First run over the overpass

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